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7 days 7 days
Guided / with a guide Guided / with a guide
With baggage transport With baggage transport
Accommodation Classic (dormitory)
Level *** Level ***
From 960 € From 960 €

From 960 €

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Dates & prices

THE PRICE

The price includes

  • Organisation and booking fees, guiding by a qualified and insured mountain leader ;
  • All meals including picnic lunch and simple snacks during the day ;
  • Accommodation in gîtes, refuges and small hotels, shower tokens in accomodation if required ;
  • Daily luggage transport between accommodation (except day 1) and bus transfers.

The price does not include:

  • Personal expenses (drinks, etc.), touristic visits ;
  • Your return journey from home to the point of departure/end point ;
  • Airport taxes and other exclusions clearly described within the corresponding technical sheet.

The price is all inclusive from departure to end point.

The route day to day...

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Day 4
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Day 6
Day 7

The trip

Practical information

ACCESS TO DEPARTURE POINT

Meet Sunday at 9:00am in the carpark in Courmayeur, in Italy.

A return transfer option may be reserved with Altitude Mont-Blanc in our logistics vehicle (1.5 hour journey), supplementary charge on registration, 45€ per person.
Meet at 07:30am in front of the train station in Chamonix.

BY TRAIN
TO AOSTA VIA TURIN OR
TO CHAMONIX VIA PARIS
Inbound: Depart Gare de Lyon (Paris) the day before at 12:45 arrive in Chamonix at 19:50.
Night train: Depart Gare de Lyon (Paris) at 23:06 arrive in Chamonix at 09:50.
Return night train: Depart Chamonix at 18:14 arrive in (Paris) Gare de Lyon at 06:18.
Times given are indicative and should be verified at a train station or on
https://www.oui.sncf/

BY BUS
VIA CHAMONIX
From Chamonix to Aosta by SAT bus.
www.sat-montblanc.com
VIA AOSTA
Inbound: Depart Aosta at 
7:15, 12:30 and 16:50 on bus to Pont, Valsavarenche.
Return: Depart Pont at 14:00 arrive in Aosta at 15:15.
Times given are indicative and should be verified at www.savda.it

BY CAR
VIA THE MONT BLANC TUNNEL
Take the A40 motorway towards Chamonix, follow signs for Milan and take the Mont-Blanc Tunnel to Italy (49€ return) www.atmb.net
Follow signs for Courmayeur/Aosta (signed blue), then direction Introd and Valsavarenche, 3kms after the village Aviez continue to to the end of the valley to arrive in Pont.

VIA THE COL DU PETIT ST BERNARD
From the southern regions of France take the A43 motorway to Chambéry, the A30 to Albertville and follow direction Bourg St Maurice. Follow signs for Col du Petit St Bernard and Italy (a very good mountain road) passing through La Thuile to Pré St Didier. Follow signs for Aosta (signed blue), then direction Introd and Valsavarenche, 3kms after the village Aviez continue to to the end of the valley to arrive in Pont.

If you have chosen the return transfer option from Chamonix:
Free parking: Chemin du Biolay, opposite the Montenvers train station in Chamonix
.
If you wish to leave your car in a covered garage, contact:
Chamonix Auto Park: 04 50 53 65 71 (40 to 50 per week).

End point Saturday at 14:00 in Pont.
Transfer to Chamonix (1.5 hour drive).

ACCOMMODATION BEFORE AND AFTER

Chamonix - Hôtel de l’Arve: +33 (0)4 50 53 02 31                                                      
Hôtel Vallée Blanche: +33 (0)4 50 53 04 50
Chamonix Tourist Office: +33 (0)4 50 53 00 24
www.chamonix.com

Pont, Valsavarenche - Hôtel Gran Paradiso: +39 01 65 95 454                                         Hôtel Genzianella: +39 01 65 95 393
Aosta Tourist Office: +39 01 65 23 66 27
www.aoste.ialpes.com
www.lovevda.it

INSURANCE

In accordance with regulations, we are covered by Professional Liability Insurance. In no case can we be responsible for your own Personal Liability. If you chose to take out repatriation insurance with EUROP ASSISTANCE whom we propose, Altitude Mont Blanc will only serve as an intermediary between the client and the insurer. We cannot influence either party. We adhere to strict conditions of sale. You are responsible for compliance with the reporting procedures of any incident.

Before making any decision, contact EUROP ASSISTANCE.

CONTACT US

If you are late please contact the agency as soon as possible on: +33 (0)4 50 79 09 16 or +33 (0)6 42 49 76 07

Equipment & baggage

EQUIPMENT LIST

Clothing

  • Walking trousers
  • Shorts (Bikini/swimsuit, just in case!)
  • Breathable or merino wool t-shirts
  • Breathable or merino wool leggings
  • Fleece or jumper
  • Wind stopper or Goretex jacket
  • Waterproof poncho + gaiters or Goretex trousers + waterproof rucksack cover
  • Pair of gloves and a warm hat
  • Sun hat or baseball cap
  • Walking socks (1 pair per day)
  • Sturdy walking boots with a good sole, already broken in
  • 1 change of clothes for the evening
  • A pair of comfortable shoes for the evening

Other Equipment

  • Toilet bag
  • Quick drying towel
  • Sunglasses and sun cream
  • Water bottle or Camelback (1.5 litre minimum)
  • Knife, fork and spoon
  • Plastic lunch box/plate for your picnic lunches
  • Plastic cup for coffee
  • Small First Aid kit (antihistamine, ibuprofen, Compeed type blister pads...)
  • Survival blanket
  • Head torch or hand torch
  • Sleeping bag liner sheet and pillowcase (blankets provided at accommodation)
  • Two adjustable walking poles (highly recommended)
  • Identity card or passport

BACKPACK

Bring a comfortable backpack of 30 to 40 litres for your personal belongings for the day (warm clothes, waterproofs, water, plate and cutlery for your picnic, sunscreen and your identity papers) and please keep a little room to carry a picnic and snacks.

BAGGAGE TRANSPORT

Your baggage will be transported daily between accommodation by our logistics vehicle, except for the nights 1 and 6. You are allowed 1 soft, sports type bag with all your possessions inside, no heavier than 12kg. Your bag has to be carried everyday by the the driver to refuges, which access is not always easy! Luggage which is too big and too heavy won't be accepted by the drivers!

If you wish to prolong your holiday, we can safely hold another bag for you which you may leave with us at the departure point and it will be deposited at the end point with your other baggage.

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